Overt – Not secret; Done in an open way
To remember the definition of the word overt, use the following mnemonic:
It's over and I'm hurt (overt). It's not a secret anymore. He loves someone else.
Examples of overt in a sentence
In some countries, racial prejudice is overt and not disguised in the least.
When the professor was caught on camera making overt sexual propositions to a student, he was immediately fired.
The spy knew if he gave an overt sign of his treachery he would be killed.